John Byrne’s TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Sat Sept 13 – Friday 19)
Loads of new shows this week, ranging from sci-fi to old-fashioned all-round entertainment, and the latest incarnation of the brilliant Sheridan Smith. Meanwhile, it's goodbye to Glee, Piers Morgan and The Walking Dead.
Pick of the week
The Leftovers, Tuesdays, Sky Atlantic
In a week full of new shows, this really stands out. Fingers crossed, eh?
From the co-creator of Lost comes a brand new drama based on the bestselling novel by Tom Perrotta. Three years after 140 million people – 2% of the ...
This week John Byrne takes in Josh Charles' departure from The Good Wife, the season finale of US comedy Silicon Valley – and new shows featuring Adrien Brody and Imelda May.
Reviewed: The Good Wife (Thursdays, RTÉ One); Silicon Valley (Wednesdays, Sky Atlantic); Houdini (Sundays, Channel 4); The Imelda May Show (Sundays, RTÉ One)
It never ceases to amaze me how easy it is to get attached to TV shows, characters and actors. Over the years I've had many small screen attractions that bordered on, well, the obsessive. Where to begin? Firefly, Seinfeld, Fringe. Veronica Mars, Pushing Daisies, Men of ...
John Byrne’s TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Sat Sept 6 – Friday 12)
Plenty of new and returning shows this week – from Imelda May to Strictly and a Michael Bay-directed drama, but sadly it's also goodbye to Veep.
Pick of the week
The Last Ship (Fridays, Sky 1)
This is the second time Michael Bay - the director behind the Bad Boys and Transformers franchises - has waded into small screen waters and this ten-part, post-apocalyptic drama promises plenty of breakneck action from the start. After four months of radio silence, Captain Tom Chandler (a now beardless Eric ...
This week John Byrne does a sofa tour of the Electric Picnic, tunes into Jamie Oliver's new show and sees what happens when Baz Ashmawy bring his mother to Morocco for adventure
John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead. Dates covered: Sat August 30 to Friday, September 5.
John Byrne catches the final episodes of The Honourable Woman and The Shelbourne, a documentary about Match of the Day, and Peter Capaldi's debut as the 12th Timelord
John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead.
Actor Davood Ghadami is to play the new ladies' man in EastEnders, Khoroush 'Kush' Kazemi.
John Byrne's TV choices for the week ahead (Dates covered: Sat Aug 16 - Friday August 22)